Dr. Widad Akreyi extended her gratitude to Ms. Rachael Harder, Member of Parliament for Lethbridge, for supporting the Yazidis and asking the Canadian government to acknowledge the heinous acts committed by ISIS against the Yazidis and others as genocide.
After a lengthy and difficult review of incidences of violence against children perpetrated in the MENA region during 2015, DI Monitoring Committee agreed to highlight three cases on the impact of gun violence on children in Jordan, Egypt and Iraq.
Dr. Widad sent her heartfelt condolences and sympathies to ALL families and victims affected by the Beirut attacks and the Paris attacks.
Congratulations to our member artist Kani Alan! He was recently selected among the winner of an international art competition for the creation of an art work entitled “September 11.”
Pfeffer Peace Prize laureate Dr. Widad Akreyi was featured in the Peace Now’s October Newsletter with a piece entitled “Building Global Peace in a Complex World: Intercultural Dialogue and Social Inclusion.”